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How To Set Up DHCP Failover On Centos 5.1

Jun 30, 2008, 04:30 (0 Talkback[s])
(Other stories by Andrew Colin Kissa)

[ Thanks to Falko Timme for this link. ]

"This tutorial will walk you through setting up DHCP fail over on CentOS 5.1 using the default ISC dhcp server, this can easily be adapted to any other Linux distro out there. You will most likely need Failover in environments where network down time can not be tolerated. My home is running a DLNA setup so I need my devices to be able to obtain network parameters at all times.

"Since DHCP and DNS often go hand in hand i will be configuring a local DNS server which allows for dynamic updates, such that hostnames will be automatically updated to DNS when ever a lease is granted to a client..."

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